COVID-19 Media Coverage

KSAT 12: Despite pandemic, San Antonio nursing schools see record applications

January 13, 2022

Dr. Cynthia O’Neal, associate dean of undergraduate studies for the School of Nursing, told KSAT 12 that students are following their hearts pursuing nursing during a pandemic, accounting in large part for a more than doubling in applications. The story also featured nursing student Austin Chapa.   Watch Now


KSAT 12: Which tests work best? Doctors address COVID-19 testing questions amid surging omicron cases in Bexar County

January 13, 2022

Dr. Fred Campbell, associate professor and internal medicine physician, told KSAT 12 in San Antonio that PCR tests are the gold standard for COVID-19 testing, but that at-home or rapid tests are at least 85% to 90% effective, citing recent studies.   Watch Now


Texas Public Radio’s The Source: Ask the experts: Testing for COVID-19

January 13, 2022

Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, answered listeners’ questions about COVID-19 testing in this public radio program.   Listen Now 


San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: A plea for help as hospitalizations again surge

January 13, 2022

Dr. Robert Leverence, Dr. Tom Patterson and Dr. Ronald Stewart authored this opinion piece.   Read More


Texas Public Radio: Bexar County Commissioners approve COVID test funding, hear call for election security

January 12, 2022

Dr. Lisa Cleveland, School of Nursing, is mentioned below regarding a letter of support the Commissioners Court wrote for the Women’s Wellness Center. Dr. Cleveland is quoted as saying that Bexar County leads major Texas counties in the number of babies exposed to drugs.   Read More


KSAT Q&A: Infectious disease doctor discusses COVID-19 reinfection with omicron, what to do when showing symptoms

January 10, 2022

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases and Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, is quoted in this story.   Read More